Essay On Advantages And Disadvantages Of Alternative Energy

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The world today is facing one of the biggest crisis ever with global warming, and how the burning of fossil fuels are harming our planet. In today’s world we have the technology to get energy without the burning of fossil fuels. But some people say that non-renewable energy is too much money, and not as reliable compared to the burning of fossil fuel. What I was to find is if the advantages outweigh the disadvantages of using solar energy, Hydroelectric, wind energy, and Nuclear energy for our energy sources. I also want to understand how each of the non-renewable energy systems work and what technology they use.

INTRODUCTION

Global warming is one of the biggest threats in the future to the planet we live on. We are starting to see the effects of global warming around us today, but it is nothing compared to what is to come if we don’t start taking care of the planet now. According to alternative energy organization, the world produces carbon dioxide that is release to the
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One of the major flaws of alternative energy is that it can be unreliable (catalystforum.org). Alternative energy is derived from all natural elements, and nature is unpredictable. This instability can make it hard to meet the high demands (catalystforum.org). According to eclipse now, another disadvantage is the cost of the storage and the transmission of these forms of alternative energy. It is extremely expensive to store these types of energy, especially for long periods of time (eclipsenow.wordpress.com). It is also expensive to transport these forms of energy from where they are created to where they need to go (eclipsenow.wordpress.com). The high costs of alternative energy have a major impact on why they are not used more commonly, especially among large corporations who operate on a large scale, and are looking for ways to

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